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zambia TRAVEL GUIDE
December to April is known as "emerald season" when the rainy season brings Zambia's landscape into bloom.
May to October is dry season and a peak time for visitors wanting to see Zambia's abundant wildlife.
June to August is cooler and dry for those who want to avoid the humidity.
August see's the Bemba people of the north celebrate their victory over the Ngoni with the Kusefya Pangwena festival of music and dance near Kasama.
Kuomboka is celebrated most years around April/May by the Lozi peple in Western Zambia and marks the movement of the Litunga, the Lozi king, from his wet season palace in the Zambezi river to to higher ground.
See Victoria Falls quick guide for the best time to visit the waterfall.